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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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Weaving
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Hand weaving
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Looms
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worcester art museum
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american school (lansing, ill.)
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gilroy, clinton g
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murphy, william s
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posselt, e. a. (emanuel anthony), 1858-1921
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holmes, james
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American Libraries
by Robinson, A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances), 1857-1944
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Gertrude, the Great, Saint, 1256-1302, Visconti, Valentine, duchesse d' Orléans, 1366-1408,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=IOAqhgy-SnQC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
texts
eye 1,006
favorite 3
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=MDMKAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
Getty Research Institute
texts
eye 976
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Topic: Weaving
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
by Bryant, William McKendree, b. 1843
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eye 965
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Life, death and immortality.--Oriental religions.--Buddhism and Christianity.--Christianity and Mohammedanism.--The natural history of church organization.--The heresy of non-progressive orthodoxy.--Miracles.--Christian ethics as contrasted with the ethics of other religions.--Eternity; a thread in the weaving of a life
Topics: Religion -- Philosophy, Immortality, Christianity and other religions
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Holmes, James
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eye 951
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Caption title. Cover title: Manuscript notes on weaving, by James Holmes, M.S.A. First year. Spine title: Manuscript notes, with samples of cloth. "Various fabrics" [5] p., handwritten on blank pages at beginning. Signed at end of volume: James Holmes & James Holmes Junr. Owner signature: Fred Ryan, Burnley. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Weaving, Cotton weaving, Weaving--Design, Textile machinery, Powerlooms
Topics: Paper work, Basket making
Cornell University Library
by Creative Crafts School of Weaving
texts
eye 926
favorite 1
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topic: Hand weaving
In box. 9 leaves lacking. Variant title: Schön neues Modelbuch. Forms part of: Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Weaving, Design, Pattern books
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Staub, Theo. Vivian; Bradford (England). Technical College. Dept. of Textile Industries
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At head of title: City of Bradford Education Committee. Technical College - Department of Textile Industries
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Topic: Weaving
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Textile industry, Spinning, Weaving
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=QbICAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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Topic: Weaving
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
The Library of Congress
by Todd, Mattie Phipps
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eye 880
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"A list of helpful books and magazine articles": p. 153-158
Topic: Weaving
The Library of Congress
by Posselt, Emanuel Anthony, 1858- [from old catalog]; Philadelphia museum of art. [from old catalog]
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eye 877
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Topic: Jacquard weaving
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Holmes, James; Holmes, James, Jr
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Cover title
Topic: Weaving
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Textile factories, Textile industry
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by Holmes, James, M.S.A
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v. 1. First year -- v. 2. Second year -- v. 3. Third year
Topics: Cotton weaving, Weaving
American Libraries
by Oelsner, G. Hermann (Gustaf Hermann), b. 1845; Dale, Samuel S. (Samuel Sherman), b. 1859, tr
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Topics: bub_upload, Weaving, Textile industry and fabrics
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=NsTVAAAAMAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
The Library of Congress
by Gilroy, Clinton G
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eye 840
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Topic: Weaving
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
North Carolina Humanities Council
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"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
(from t.p.) 1. Plain weaving -- 2. Tweeling -- 3. Double cloth, (plain and tweeled,) Marseilles quilting and velvets -- 4. Cross weaving, comprising gauze and net work -- 5. Figured weaving -- 6. Carpeting; including ingrain, imperial, brussels, wilton, turkey and velvet pile; also rugs, tapestry, etc. -- 7. Lace and embroidery -- 8. Plain and figured weaving by power
Topic: Weaving
Topics: Textile machinery, Pickers (Weaving)
Cornell University Library
by Moody, A. Penderel; Tompkins, A.E
texts
eye 832
favorite 6
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
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Topic: Lace and lace making
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Topics: Weaving, Looms
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Cussinet, J. Claude
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On spine: Fabrique. Tissage de la soie Mounted col. illustrations are samples of silk accompanying the instructions for weaving. Printed t.p., the rest of the volume is handwritten. Exhibited:"Textiles and Fiber Arts Exhibition," organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Exhibited:"Case and Lobby Displays," organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library, 1984. Exhibited:"Books Containing Unique Works of Art," organized...
Topics: Silk, Weaving
American Libraries
texts
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Vols. 1-3 edited by K. Deinhardt and A. Schlomann ; vols. 4- by A. Schlomann
Topics: bub_upload, Technology, Industrial arts, Dictionaries, Polyglot
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=tcs3AAAAMAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
The Library of Congress
by [Fairbanks, E. S., Mrs.] [from old catalog]; Keakley, Lou, [from old catalog] joint author; Finn, Delia A., [from old catalog] joint author; Lent, Mary L., [from old catalog] joint author; Wiemer, Mattie, [from old catalog] joint author
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Topic: Weaving
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by Holmes, James, M.S.A
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v. 1. First year -- v. 2. Second year -- v. 3. Third year
Topics: Cotton weaving, Weaving
University of Maryland, College Park
by Rock, Cyril H; National Trust for Scotland
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Topics: Weaver's Cottage (Kilbarchan, Scotland), Historic buildings, Dwellings, Architecture, Domestic,...
Topic: Weaving
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by American School (Chicago, Ill.); Nelson, H. William (Hector William), b. 1869
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eye 785
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Topic: Weaving
California Digital Library
by Woodhouse, Thomas, 1862-1933; Milne, Thomas
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Topics: Linen, Weaving, Jute fiber, Jute plant
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Lumscher, Nathaniel
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[5] p. handwritten at end. Also hand-drawn designs, part col
Topic: Weaving
Cover title: Labor saving looms
Topics: Looms, Weaving
Bibliograpy at end of each chapter; General bibliography: p. 207-215; Books for juveniles: p. 227-228
Topics: Textile industry, Spinning, Weaving
Caption title, p. [3]
Topics: Weaving, Weaving
The Library of Congress
texts
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Topic: Weaving
Topic: Cotton machinery
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by American School (Chicago, Ill.); Nelson, H. William (Hector William), b. 1869
texts
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Topic: Weaving
American Libraries
texts
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Handicraft
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=Q-hnfXlHmOoC&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Rossbach, Ed. ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Nathan, Harriet; Larsen, Jack Lenor
texts
eye 735
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Topics: Weaving -- California, Textile crafts -- California, Textile design -- California
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
The Library of Congress
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"List of all southern mills having one hundred looms or over, together with the number of looms, make of looms, class of goods manufactured and name of overseer of weaving": p. [91]-109
Topics: Looms, Weaving
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by American School (Chicago, Ill.); Nelson, H. William (Hector William), b. 1869
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Topic: Weaving
American Libraries
by Marsden, Richard, 1837-1903
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Cotton weaving
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=wLJLAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Topic: Weaving
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1854-1925; Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. Journal
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First appeared in 4 pts. in the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, v. 46-48, 1916-1918. Reprinted
Topic: Weaving
The Library of Congress
by Eppendorff, Lina
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eye 691
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Bound in grey paper boards; printed in black
Topics: Basket making, Manual training
American Libraries
by Robinson, A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances), 1857-1944
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Gertrude, the Great, Saint, 1256-1302, Visconti, Valentine, duchesse d' Orléans, 1366-1408,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=EBFXAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
New York Public Library
by Austin, Mary Hunter, Mrs., 1868-1934
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The basket woman (first story) -- The basket woman (second story) -- The stream that ran away -- The coyote-spirit and the weaving woman -- The cheerful glacier -- The merry-go-round -- The Christmas tree -- The fire bringer -- The crooked fir -- The sugar pine -- The golden fortune -- The white-barked pine -- Naþ y·ang-Wit'e, the first rabbit drive -- Mahala Joe -- Pronouncing vocabulary
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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No t.p. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Weaving, Design, Pattern books
[1] Text.-[2] Atlas
Topic: Weaving
Topic: Looms
Includes index (v.8)
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
American Libraries
by Herbert Edward Walmsley
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eye 652
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=ysUhAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Hollister, Uriah S., 1838-1929
texts
eye 649
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Topics: Navajo Indians, Indians of North America -- Weaving, Indian textile fabrics -- North America
Cornell University Library
by Woodhouse, Thomas, 1862-1933; Milne, Thomas
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eye 646
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topic: Textile design
Includes index
Topic: Cotton weaving
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
by Nasar, Jack L; Evans-Cowley, Jennifer
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eye 646
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Cover title
Topics: Barrier-free design, Universal design
Includes index (v.8)
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
American Libraries
by Todd, Mattie Phipps
texts
eye 615
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Weaving
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=MAlPAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Staub, Theo. Vivian; Bradford (England). Technical College. Dept. of Textile Industries
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At head of title: City of Bradford Education Committee. Technical College - Department of Textile Industries
Topic: Weaving
The Library of Congress
by American School of Correspondence; Nelson, Hector William, 1869- [from old catalog]
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eye 610
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Topic: Jacquard weaving
California Digital Library
by Walker, Louisa
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eye 607
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Topic: Weaving
Includes index (v.8)
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: warp, leaves, threads, woven, treadle, weft, treadles, plain, leaf, art, leafed tweel, design...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=M3MDAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
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Added general t.-p. bound before v.2, has imprint: Glasgow: Printed for James and Andrew Duncan; and Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London, 1808
Topic: Weaving
Getty Research Institute
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From 1851-1854 called "New ser., v. 3-6"; 1855-1861 called "New ser., v. 1-7"; 1862-1880 called "New ser., v. 1-19"
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Topic: Art
American Libraries
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: cotton, looms, mill, cents, mills, american, loom, weavers, northrop, weaving, american cotton,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=n_EJAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Walker, Herbert
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Vol. 2 t.-p.: Herbert Walker, Dunfermline, Scotland; Sorau, Germany, 1903; and mounted on inside front cover picture of winding machine made by the Anderson Foundry Col., ltd., Glasgow
Topic: Weaving
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Böschor, Heinrich
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eye 590
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Handwritten and drawn. Inscription on front cover gives date
Topic: Weaving